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Firefighters down: 2 from Beartown die in vehicle crash

August 29, 2016 BLAINE, Minn. — Two of Baraga’s Beartown Firefighters died in a Saturday crash on Interstate 35W near Minneapolis. Alan J. Swartz, 25, and 23-year-old James F. Shelifoe Jr. more »»

Village needs millage to maintain operations

August 29, 2016 CALUMET — Officials in the village of Calumet are hoping voters on Nov. 8 will approve the renewal of 3 mills for operation and maintenance expenses to help the village keep pace with equipment needs. more »»

Trump to talk on immigration

August 29, 2016 WASHINGTON — Donald Trump says he’ll deliver a detailed speech Wednesday on his proposal to crack down on illegal immigration — but it’s anyone’s guess what he will say. more »»

Fire consumes home

August 27, 2016 CENTENNIAL HEIGHTS — A fire caused significant damage at a Calumet Township home Friday afternoon. The fire was reported about noon, said Houghton County Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Bray. more »»

1912 train engine comes home to get restored

August 27, 2016 HANCOCK — It’s been moved around the country in the last 41 years, but a locomotive, which is part of the Quincy Mine Hoist Association property, was moved out of the weather Thursday so further wor... more »»

Postal Service tenant won’t vacate run-down building

August 27, 2016 PAINESDALE — The smell of bleach and view of buckets greet visitors at the Painesdale Post Office which is in such a state of disrepair it won’t remain open much longer unless a contractor intervenes. more »»

KBIC debates FBI data collection

August 26, 2016 BARAGA — The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is considering what information it should report to Federal Bureau of Investigation data-collection programs. more »»

Coast Guard search finds missing man

August 26, 2016 COPPER HARBOR – At approximately 11 a.m. Thursday, Timothy Anderson, 58, of St. Clair, missing from Highrock Bay in Keweenaw county, was found by a US Coast Guard search vessel. more »»

Oldenburg sells divisions

August 26, 2016 Oldenburg Group, which has a facility in Ontonagon, is selling its underground mine and defense divisions to J.F. Lehman and Company. Lehman is a private equity firm based in New York. more »»

Waara: DEQ visits Moyle site to stabilize runoff

August 26, 2016 HOUGHTON - The Department of Environmental Quality has been at the site of a planned Moyle subdivision twice since a storm earlier this month to stabilize the site to prevent runoff and erosion,... more »»

Death case called homicide

August 25, 2016 Houghton Police Department HOUGHTON — Police investigators are classifying the death of a Houghton woman poisoned to death in December 2015 as a homicide and are continuing the investigation,... more »»

Teachers learn from Flint at Tech

August 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — The Flint water crisis is resonating all over the world as an example of how not to do certain kinds of civil engineering, and the situation is getting attention at Michigan Technological... more »»

Public hearings scheduled on Warden

August 25, 2016 L’ANSE — The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is soliciting written comments regarding developments at the Warden Electric Company power plant and will meet next month in town to talk... more »»

Meningitis Mindfulness

August 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — Young people attending college should make sure they’re immunized against meningitis B, since a new survey revealed 80 percent of parents are unaware of their adolescents’ need for an... more »»

City considers infrastructure improvements

August 25, 2016 HOUGHTON — Houghton held a public hearing on a project to install several sections of water main on Lakeshore Drive, as well as rehabilitating century-old portions of the sewer systems there. more »»

Ontonagon to host Candidates Forum

August 24, 2016 If there was ever a time when one would not expect to see Democrats and Republican’s working together, it would be during this presidential election cycle. more »»

Chassell starts trades program

August 24, 2016 CHASSELL — Starting at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, Chassell Schools will offer an extensive trades program to students, according to Howard Parmentier, superintendent and principal o... more »»

Quincy Street project progressing as planned

August 24, 2016 HANCOCK — The reconstruction of Quincy Street in Hancock is two months away from its expected completion, and the project is progressing as planned, according to Al Anderson. more »»

Students to get new laptops

August 23, 2016 DOLLAR BAY — At the last meeting before the start of the new school year of the Dollar Bay-Tamarack Area Schools Board of Education Monday, members discussed new technology in the district. more »»

 
 

 

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